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  • Fri., Apr. 18, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Rice Lake party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Rice Lake: Barron County Fairgrounds. To benefit Benjamin’s House. Tickets on sale at Marketplace Foods, 330 S. Main St., Rice Lake; and Rainbow Home Center, 1124 Hammond Ave., Rice Lake.

  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 12:30PM - 3:00PM CDT Tailgate Tour: Merrill party

    The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the ninth ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 15-19. This year’s tour includes two stops in Michigan, in addition to three Wisconsin stops, to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support.

    Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.

    The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Merrill, where the tailgate party will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30.

    General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Due to space limitations, no general admission tickets will be available in Ironwood. 

    One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations.

    Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28. ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ tailgate party locations, hosting organizations and ticket information are as follows:

    Merrill: MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, 705 N. Center Ave., Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill. Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org.

  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

Packers headed to SF after 24-10 win over Vikings

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on January 5, 2013 – 10:03 pm

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GREEEN BAY–The Packers have advanced to a rematch with the San Francisco 49ers, thanks to a 24-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night at Lambeau Field.

Green Bay rebounded from a season-ending loss to the Vikings to advance to the divisional round of the NFC playoffs. The Packers opened the season with a 30-22 loss to the 49ers at Lambeau Field, in a game in which the 49ers were dominant. The two teams will meet at Candlestick Park at 7 p.m. CT next Saturday.

Saturday night’s wild-card round playoff win over the Vikings was aided by the loss of starting quarterback Christian Ponder to an elbow injury he sustained in the win over the Packers last week. His replacement, Joe Webb, completed just 11 of 30 passes for 180 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Webb had passed for only 61 yards until a late-game touchdown drive.

Rushing champion Adrian Peterson rushed for 99 yards. The absence of a passing attack by the Vikings allowed the Packers defense to focus its efforts on stopping Peterson, holding him to half his production of the other two games against the Packers this season.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers completed 23 of 33 passes for 274 yards. Ten Packers receivers caught passes. Running back DuJuan Harris, who opened the scoring for the Packers by running nine yards for a touchdown, led the Packers with five receptions for 53 yards. Harris also rushed 17 times for 47 yards.


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Packers hold 17-3 lead over Vikings at halftime

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on January 5, 2013 – 8:28 pm

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GREEN BAY–The Packers held a 17-3 lead over the Minnesota Vikings at halftime of tonight’s NFC wild-card playoff game at Lambeau Field.

Running back DuJuan Harris scored on a 9-yard run late in the first quarter, to give the Packers a 7-3 lead. Harris was initially ruled to have been down at the 1-yard line, but Coach Mike McCarthy challenged the call and replay review showed the ball had crossed the goal line before Harris was down. Harris’ run capped an 11-play, 82-yard drive.

Minnesota opened the scoring with a 53-yard march on the opening possession of the game. The Vikings are playing without starting quarterback Christian Ponder (elbow) and his replacement, Joe Webb, used a read-option offense to move the ball quickly into field goal range. The drive stalled and kicker Blair Walsh booted a 33-yard field goal.

The Packers’ second score came with 3:25 left in the first half, when a 72-yard drive stalled near the goal line and kicker Mason Crosby came on to boot a 20-yard field goal. McCarthy elected not to attempt a field goal when faced with a fourth-and-five from the Vikings 34-yard line.

Following a three-and-out by the Vikings’ struggling offense, the Packers took possession and moved quickly down the field. Fullback John Kuhn scored on a 3-yard run with :38 to play in the first half, pushing the score to the danger level for the Vikings. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was the star of the drive, pitching completions of 22 and 23 yards to Jordy Nelson, and 14 yards to Greg Jennings. Rodgers was 14 of 18 for 205 yards through two quarters.

Green Bay’s defense has been more effective against rushing champion Adrian Peterson in this game than it was in either of the first two meetings between the teams this season. Peterson rushed for 409 yards in those games; he’s at 48 yards on 12 carries tonight. Webb has rushed for 43 yards.


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Sideline Pass: Behind-the-scenes photos from #MINvsGB

Posted by Duke Bobber on January 5, 2013 – 7:39 pm

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Check out these behind-the-scenes photos from Saturday evening’s Wild Card playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.

The NFL "WIld Card" playoffs logo is painted onto the grass at Lambeau Field

The NFL Wild Card playoffs logo is painted onto the grass at Lambeau Field

Bags of equipment line the Packers' sideline at Lambeau Field

Bags of weather-related equipment line the Packers’ sideline at Lambeau Field

TV camera operators hover above field level prior to Saturday night's game

TV camera operators hover above field level prior to Saturday night’s game

Packers wide receivers Donald Driver and James Jones

Packers wide receivers Donald Driver and James Jones

A view of Bob Harlan Plaza in front of the Lambeau Field Atrium

A view of Bob Harlan Plaza in front of the Lambeau Field Atrium

Aaron Rodgers warms up his arm as Greg Jennings looks on

Aaron Rodgers warms up his arm as Greg Jennings looks on

Packers players warm up before the Wild Card playoff game vs. Minnesota

Packers players warm up before the Wild Card playoff game vs. Minnesota

Fans count down the final minutes before kickoff

Fans count down the final minutes before kickoff


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QB Ponder inactive for Vikings; Packers-Vikings Wild Card gameday inactives

Posted by Duke Bobber on January 5, 2013 – 5:29 pm

The following players have been declared as inactive for today’s Green Bay Packers-Minnesota Vikings Wild Card playoff game at Lambeau Field.

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11 WR Jarrett Boykin
31 CB Davon House
44 RB James Starks
58 LB Frank Zombo
80 WR Donald Driver
91 DT Jordan Miller
99 DE Jerel Worthy

Starting lineup changes: On offense, #26 DuJuan Harris will start in place of #20 Alex Green at running back.

Minnesota Vikings
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QB Christian Ponder
11 WR Stephen Burton
27 CB Brandon Burton
58 LB Tyrone McKenzie
78 G Troy Kropog
91 DE D’Aundre Reed
92 DE George Johnson

Starting lineup changes: On offense, #14 Joe Webb will start in place of #7 Christian Ponder at quarterback.


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Packers-Vikings Wild Card Playoff Roster Card

Posted by Duke Bobber on January 5, 2013 – 8:14 am

Download today’s Wild Card Playoff roster card of the Packers and Vikings here.

Packers-Vikings Wild Card Playoff Roster Card


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